This concept introduces students to the SSS Triangle Congruence Postulate and how to prove that two triangles are congruent given only information about their side lengths.
SSS Triangle Congruence Interactive
This video gives more detail about the mathematical principles presented in SSS Triangle Congruence.
This video shows how to work step-by-step through one or more of the examples in SSS Triangle Congruence.
Nine question quiz. Students must examine diagrams of triangles and the coordinates of triangles and determine if they are congruent using the SSS congruency theorem. Students must justify their reasoning.
Checks your understanding of SSS.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for SSS Triangle Congruence.
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Do a hands on activity to help conceptualize congruent triangles.
This study guide is an overview of triangle congruence: defining corresponding parts of congruent triangles, postulates and theorems for congruences (SSS, SAS, AAS, ASA), and postulates and theorems for congruences for special triangles.
How to construct a triangle with 3 known sides using just a compass and a straightedge.